New van shopper website makes it easy to find the van you need

Fleetdrive have been providing expertise and specialist advice to businesses looking for hassle-free fleet solutions for more than 20 years and now they’re taking the hassle out of choosing a van with the launch of a new van shopper website. The dedicated website www.van-leasing.com features a unique, dynamic power search tool which makes it easy to find the van best suited to a specific business need and is backed up with support from qualified van specialists who are on hand to answer enquiries. Following feedback from customers, Fleetdrive have developed the power search tool to help simplify the process of finding the van needed for a specific task. With so many different types of van on the market, finding the right van at the right price can take time. Having the ability to search through all makes and model, from all manufacturers, Fleetdrive’s van…

Volkswagen Budd-e concept previews modular EV platform

Volkswagen has unveiled a new electric MPV concept that previews its forthcoming modular platform for electric vehicles. Unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the BUDD-e concept uses the group’s Modular Electric Drive Kit (MEB) which will standardise components across different models and make the technology more affordable to roll out. The concept’s 92.4kWh battery is larger than the packs fitted to the longest-range Tesla Model S, and packaged underneath most of the cabin floor, driving an electric motor at each axle. As a result, interior space is optimised. Other benefits include improved charging times. Volkswagen says 80% of its 330-mile range can be restored in half an hour, but added that it could be as quick as 15 minutes by the end of the decade. The carmaker also says the new platform will bring improved cost-effective access to e-mobility, accompanied by…